Robert Kagan

Senior Associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

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Senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and transatlantic fellow at the German Marshall Fund; author of Of Paradise and Power: America and Europe in the New World Order and, most recently, The Return of History and the End of Dreams; unpaid, informal advisor to John McCain; cofounder of the neo-conservative Project for a New American Century

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